The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Louisa Murray, Lady Stormont, to Mary Hamilton

Murray (née Cathcart), Louisa

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Louisa Murray, Lady Stormont, to Mary Hamilton, containing general news of the weather, of a letter Hamilton had sent her on a 'poor creature' and her 'benefactor', and of Weymouth and the society around her. She writes of attending a ball and having a turtle dinner. She also notes that the band 'belonged to the Dorsetshire Militia played at the Rooms every night' and are very good 'performers'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>On a second sheet Stormont notes that she was 'obliged to divide the leaves of the Poem as it would have otherwise have been too heavy'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Weymouth, [Dorset].</p>

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